Category Archives: Israel
Marianne Azizi recounts the story of a pregnant Jewish mother who fled Israel to Palestinian-run Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, so that her child is not snatched from her and trafficked by the Israeli authorities.
Alan Hart argues that the question of how to treat Israeli and other Jewish paranoia is one that should be encouraged by world leaders and urgently addressed by the world's most eminent and universally respected psychiatrists.
Uri Avnery describes what happens when you mix religion with far-right fascist politics, as is the case in Israel now with its mix of surreal, religiously-inspired policies, supremacism and racism.
Lawrence Davidson says the belief – advocated by UK-based Culture for Coexistence – that cultural interaction would promote Palestinian-Israeli peace is unfounded and camouflages Israel’s policies of ethnic cleansing.
Marianne Azizi writes: In the town
Jamal Kanj argues that the lynching of an Eritrean refugee by a mob of Israeli Jews who thought he was Palestinian, and the murder of an Israeli Jew who was mistaken for a Palestinian, are manifestations of the fundamentally racist nature of Israel’s Jewish population.
Jonathan Cook argues that the chaotic violence of the past weeks in occupied Jerusalem and other parts of the occupied Palestinian territories “looks like a warning from the future – a future Israel is hurtling towards”.